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to work. >>> the fbi is in charge of finding more victims of the "speed freak killers" and today agents are digging a new well. ktvu's ken pritchett is there tonight with how the fbi says they will do this the right way. ken? >> reporter: many were critical of the sheriff's department which water in charge of excavating a well last year. they did find remains but they were badly damaged and many blames the techniques that were used. the fbi says on the new well it will be different. >> reporter: you can see the fbi preparing the dig site, the excavation of a abandon well. >> this may take 2-3 weeks. >> reporter: six months of investigation led them to this well, including a visit by wesley shermantine in the fall. wesley shermantine and loren herzog are believed to have killed dozens of women. loren herzog killed himself. wesley shermantine led investigators to this well. excavated in february by the sheriff's department. remains of three women were found. two were identified but the bones were badly damaged by earth moving equipment. she was critical of the techniques used and welcomed
just learned, good afternoon, ken. >> reporter: good afternoon, the fbi wrapped up a briefing in sacramento and what we have learned is that the fbi is now in charge of this search and the potential for digging began this morning. we are now red -- >> we are now ready to begin save excavation in the rural agricultural land of california. >> reporter: this new well site is near the well which was excavated by the san joaquin county sheriff's department. that yielded three people's bones and a fetus. they believe the killers were loren joseph herzog and wesley howard shermantine and they believe loren joseph herzog started to talk when he was in communication with the authorities. the different set of remains is still a mystery and wesley howard shermantine was escorted from death row to the linden area back in the fall. the goal is to eliminate and recover remains and no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear we only know that this may contain remains. >> reporter: this well is 50 feet deep and the fbi expects they will be able to dig five feet a day an
's statement and as well as a link to the route on www.ktvu.com. look under today's hot topics. >>> the fbi is taking over the job of finding victims of the "speed freak killers." the excavation of a well last year uncovered a thousand bones and the remains of three victims. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live with what the fbi announced today. >> reporter: today the fbi announced they are excavating a new well and we are a mile from that location right now as we zoom in. you can see how the machinery perhaps and the trucks there by the fbi where they were on that site today. this new well outside of linden is a quarter of a mile from the first well that was located last year, that as promised contained human remains. >> reporter: the fbi says the well is 50 feet deep and barely visible from the service. he says the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information that has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations and interviews we had with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to this area i
. >>> we told you yesterday here at 5:00 how the fbi is taking over the search of remains of victims of the speed killers. and today ken pritchett is live with why the fbi may be taking over that case. >> reporter: early last year shermantine threw out this map and pointed at this area. where the fbi is digging right now is not in that exact same location but they say it may not matter. it was not expected that the fbi would find anything today it could take weeks to hit bottom. it is unclear if there are any remains in this well. the victims of death row inmate wesley shermantine and the now deceased herzog. >> this is where wesley told us in march of last year where to dig. >> reporter: leonard padilla and ron dick have been in contact with shermantine who provided them this map. >> as far as places to dig in that area, there's probably 20 to 30 wells and i bet you you can find a body down in any well. >> reporter: police believe shermantine and herzog killed dozens of people in the 90s. two women were identified. that well was about a half a mile west on flood road of the new well
dozens of birds. >>> the fbi is taking over the search for victims of the so called speed freak killers. the excavation of a well near the small town of lindon uncovered more than a thousand bones last year and the remains of at least three victims. ken pritchett was in the rural country side east of stockton where the fbi is in search of new victims. the fbi says the well they discovered is 53 feet deep and rarely visible. the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations. interviews with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to the area to show investigators where more victims were buried. herzog killed himself in 2011 after shermantine said he would reveal the locations of remains. excavations of an abandoned well revealed two set of remains. >> while the goal is to locate and recover remains no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear, we only know that this may contain remains. >> reporter: this new well the fbi
about the man who replaced him. >>> the fbi said the well about to be excavateicide deeper than nilsy -- excuvaded is deeper than initially thought. fbi officials thought they would be bigging 50 feet but real -- digging 50 feet but realized it would be more like 200 feet. >>> school shooter left a high school student wounded. a male student opened fire at 9:00 a.m. this morning at taft high school. a 16-year-old boy was wounded. he was airlifted to a hospital where he remains in critical condition. the shooter was arrested and all schools in the area were put on lock down. >>> schools around the bay area are putting a new focus on safety for more training to locking classroom doors. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live with the new and simple steps being considered. >> reporter: many agree no single step will be enough. we found districts have already made big changes. >> we are just going over all of our practices. >> reporter: we were with the superintendent as she checked to see if teachers were following new marching orders. locking all classroom doors during the school day. this one wa
the fbi about thiscase. >>> one of the most dangerous intersections tee signed to make it safer. >>> it looks like it is beginning to slow down coming into concord and we will have more coming up, stay tuned. a . >>> breaking news, a warehouse fire in berkeley and we are not sure what the specific street is but this is on the east side of interstate 80 in the warehouse district there and we are trying to get more information and again this is coming in as reported from the berkeley fire department and smoke was seen and we will have more coming up on this story. >>> coming up at 6:45 san jose is investigating an overnight stabbing. according to police a man was in front of his apartment when another man drove up smashed his car window and tabbed his twice and police believe it was gang related. >>> a man is accused on hitting her on fire. she has life-threatening burns. and at 10:00, president barack obama will nominate chuck hagel as his new secretary of defense and some are opposing him saying he is anti-israel. >>> many get back to work with the new democratic super majority
:56. the search for victims of two serial killers in san joaquin county has taken a new turn. what the fbi is doing after getting new information. >> reporter: later this morning, coast guard investigators will be sitting down to interview the pilot at the controls of an oil tanker that struck the bay bridge yesterday. the scrutiny he's facing and what we've learning about his past. >> reporter: and we're live in antioch after a store clerk is beat up after an attempted robbery. we'll tell you what they were looking for when "mornings on 2" continues. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest ham with spinach to the protein-rich roast beef, and more. all five grams of fat or less. try 'em with juicy, ripe tomatoes, cool cucumbers or crisp green peppers. start your new year right with a heart-healthy meal at your neighborhood subway today. subway. eat fresh. ♪ ♪ conquer dinner. one cut of meat at a tim
released because of lack of evidence. now the suspect had been questioned by the fbi in the presence of a judge last month. reportedly he posted reports shortly after this attack on the consulate. >>> fired on nato and afghan troops killing one british soldier which happened in the most violent prove fins in the -- providence in the country. officials say the number of insider attacks has increased dramatically in reason months. >> the colorado movie theater massacre will be back in court if his case heads to trial. it was an emotional day in court as they testified as officers broke down in tears as they recalled the horrific scene on july 20thth when 12 people were killed and 20 others injured. the hearing is expected to last until friday. >>> four people are recovering this morning after they got hurt when four people crashed into a livermore hospital. it was outside the strings cafe and that the car was actually in reverse. it plowed slew the dining room and out the back of the restaurant. one person suffered a broken leg and three others received minor injuries. >>> gearing up f
on a hand cuffed man and now the fbi and the district attorney's office is looking into it. the man you're looking at is 27-year-old thomas jason smith. see him on the floor. his hands are cuffed behind him, he's sitting. he hits his head against the furniture but then watch what happens. >> oh. >> police start pulling him back by the handcuffs, his arms behind him. then they use a taser on him. >> i don't get this. i don't get tasering a restrained guy. makes no sense to me. to me that's torture. >> according to an officer he turned violent in his cell, hit his head against the cell wall and tried to spit at another cop. he attempted to attack officers and that's when the taser was used on him. his mother talked to wpxi where we saw this video and said her son is bipolar. >> he's been in different treatments through the years. it's wrong for what they had did to my son and was totally uncalled for. >> was arresteddrunkenness, di and resisting arrest. they said he was in a fight but tried to flee. we don't see the alleged kicking incident but attorneys are wanting to see the full video
client has been released because of lack of evidence. the suspect had been questioned by the fbi in the presence of a judge last month. reportedly he posted reports on social media shortly after the attack when the consulate began. >>> they fired on afghan troops killing one british shoulder and it happened in the most violent province in the country. they fired at british and insider troops in afghanistan and it has increased dramatically in reason months. >>> the new board of supervisors will be sworn in. there was a victory party in chinatown last night for one of the newly elected supervisors. he brings asians to a record 5 out of the 11 seats. now the other new supervisor is london breed and her experience growing up in the public housing in san francisco gives her a unique understanding about the city's most poor residents. >>> and swearing in ceremonies were held also for the new city attorney and four board of education directors. mayor jean quan called them a progressive green city. >>> they have been covering a few things and now there is a problem in oakland. >>> north
money. >>> fbi agents searching for human remains in san joaquin county finished a fourth day of prep work at a new excavation site. the bureau plans to examine the bottom of the well for evidence of victims of the so called speed freak killers. the fbi says it thought the well would be about 50 feet deep but located the bottom today at about 200 feet. they say it's filled with water which first has to be drained before they can dig more. >>> now to our continuing coverage of this week's near disaster when an oil tanker sideswiped the tower of the bay bridge. ktvu consumer editor tom vacar went out on the bay today to give us an up close look at the damage and the critical issue why the coast guard needs speedy repairs. >> reporter: he's referring to this incident in the cosco busan incident. while the bumper remains damaged but still has restraints time is of the essence it needs to be fixed because another hit by a big ship will make grievous damage to the bridge itself. >> we expect through a -- what's known as a directors order that repairs will be put on the fast track. we're pro
. >>> the, -- the fbi has spent a second day excavating in a well. this search may be just the beginning. bounty hunters say there are many other well sites near by where the killers likely buried their victims. here is a closer look now at the area in the town of linden where the digging is happening. a search of a well near a farmhouse turned up human bones last year. the new well current by being dug up is just down the road. >>> thieves have broken into the oakland museum of california making off with valuable historic artifacts. the museum says a era gold box was stolen. back in november thieves also broke into the museum and made off with gold nuggets and other artifacts. the museum has issued a press conference tomorrow to discuss the items stolen and also offer a reward. >>> the new board was sworn in and convened for the first time. two new members are joining nine returns board members. the ceremony set the stage for a vote on board president to serve for the next two years. >> i would like to nominate supervisor kim, also a tenacious, strong vibrant woman of color. >> not havi
thousands of guns off the street. >>> the fbi says it plans to give an update tomorrow on its search for human remains found near a san joaquin county well. agents are expected to announce whether new remains have been found where . police believe the victims were killed by the speed freak killers. >>> some legal analysts expect that holmes will ultimately accept a plea deal that would rule out the death penalty. >>> sources in washington say tonight that president obama called republican hagel fueling reports that -- defense secretary this week. the former senator toured with president obama. he faces a grilling. this past statements about israel, the cuban embargo and iraq bar have drawn fire. >> mr. hagel came out from the surge. said the war couldn't be won. no one has told us and we were fighting it in 2006. he delayed funding in 2007. >> chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense would be the most antagonistic secretary of state against the state of israel in our nation's history. >> hagel's service earned him two purple hearts. >>> president obama today signed into la
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hearing is expected to last until friday. >>> well the fbi is digging up a second well in sacramento county. they say a convicted serial killer led them to a new well which was excavated last year. he and a friend buried their victims in the 1990s. bones and fragments were found during the first he can staff vaguep and the -- excavation and the digging now could take up to 5 three weeks. >> a board of new supervisors will be sworn in. that is a look at the victory party in chinatown. norman has five out of the 11 seats. >> i think it is about time. >> there is a whole generation of people who believe public policy is really where they ought to be. >> the other new supervisor on the board is london breed. her experience growing up in a public housing complex in san francisco gives her an understanding of the most disevacuated resident. the oakland city council has one of the biggest changeovers in history. swearing in will take place with four education directors. mayor jean quan praised them for making oakland, quote, a progressive green city. >>> san francisco 49ers will be hosting
of the retired fbi agent kidnapped in iran in 2007 while on a business trip. now, the wife of 64-year-old robert levinson is releasing these photos, hoping. pub policety will raise awareness -- hoping the publicity will raise awareness. he's wearing a mock prison uniform and holding a series of crimes. officials suspect the iranian government is behind these photos. there's a $1 million reward for information that will bring him home. >>> the u.s. army private accused of sending thousands of documents to wikileaks could have a reduced sentence. a judge ruled that bradley manning was illegally punished in a military prison and should get 112 days removed from any prison sentence he gets if convicted. a judge said authorities went too far in confining him to a windowless cell for 23 hours a day for nine months. he faces charges of aiding the enemy and that is a life sentence. >>> joe biden will meet with gun safety and victims' groups regarding gun control. he's meeting with the nra tomorrow. as kyla campbell reports, not everyone accepted an invitation to the meeting. >> reporter: walmart officia
into a challenge to corporate personhood law. >>> the fbi is expected to release more information tomorrow on its efforts to find human remains near a well san joaquin county. they found broken bones and a fetus. police say death-row inmate shermantine gave investigators a map to the well where he says remains can be found. shermantine and herzog were known as the speed freak killers. >>> james holme the suspect in the aurora, colorado movie theater killings is due in court tomorrow for a preliminary hearing. the judge will then decide whether to send the case to trial. holmes is charged with killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the july shooting rampage. >>> there is more speculation tonight about a pending controversial trip to north korea by google chief eric schmidt and former new mexico governor bill richardson. the trip is set for this week, in spite of criticism about the timing because of north koreas a recent rocket launch. some observers second richardson to seek the release of coverage bae, a tourist guide detained in north korea of the it's unclear what crime bae supposedly committed.
, the fbi is expected to tell us if new lieu man remains have been found near a well in san joaquin valley. bones and remains from at least three people havebeen found there. they were believed to be the victims of a convicted serial killer who gave the investigators a map to the burial site. police believe he and his childhood friend, who died last year, killed as many as 20 people in the 1980s and '90s. >>> 7:46. we now know the name of a man who was hit and killed last night on interstate 880 in oakland. the man's been identified as 44- year-old david myorga of san leandro. the chp says he crashed into the center divide near the high street exit around 7:45 last night. he then got out of his car and tried to run across four lanes of traffic. but he was hit by two cars and killed. the chp says the drivers who hit him stopped and tried to help. the cause of the original crash is being investigated. >>> a 22-year-old man was killed after a crash in san jose. police say the driver veered off the side of the road early yesterday morning. the car hit two light poles and flipped over. investig
that authorities say maicon taken human remains is a lot deeper than first thought. fbi agents are getting ready to dig up the well in the town of linden to look for more possible victims of the speed freak killers. yesterday agents determined the well is 200 feet deep. at first they thought it was 50 feet deep. special equipment reportedly will be brought into drain the well. that may take a few more days. >> happening now the cdc updating the flu season which is in full force. it's happening at a press conference in atlanta georgia and this as the cdc announced a shortage of the vaccine. that could be a problem since 20 children across the nation and two elderly people in california have died from the illness. between september and december more than 22,000 flu case was reported. the cdc said this season could be the worst in a decade. >> i have had asthma in the past and so i was high risk so i always got the flu shot. >> doctors say if you do get the flu shot it still takes two weeks for it to be effective. i have been meaning to get a shot but i don't have the time but i won't have time
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